For those folks who want to expand their tech knowledge, we have some in-house and external resources available.
– Training from your friendly IT Department
If you would like an IT person to have a 1-1 chat, or present to a group, we are happy to help. We can present on many tech topics, provided that we have in-house knowledge of the program. We can also generate documentation by request as well.
– The ‘Solutions’ knowledgebase on our HelpDesk site.
We post answers to commonly asked questions here. If you don’t see what you need, please request it via ticket. http://mtsd.freshservice.com/solution/categories
– Google Apps Certifications
Certified Administrator [IT] (free to read, $100 for the certification test) – http://certification.googleapps.com/admin
Certified Teacher – Google Teacher Academy (free, attendance by selection) https://www.google.com/edu/resources/programs/google-teacher-academy/
– Dynamic Landscapes and Vermont Fest
DL (spring) and VTFest (fall) are the Vita-Learn conferences devoted to integrating technology into education. They each run around $300 entry, depending on the # of days and optional evening sessions that you attend. vita-learn.org
– PowerSchool Training
Online, web-based training at $150 per person per day. Must be a user authorized by the PowerSchool administrator to access PowerSource. The list of topic changes seasonally as the school needs change (scheduling, reports, end-of-year, etc.).